Cartagena de Indias

After the bachelor party, I took a flight to the city of Cartagena. A major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region I went to the hotel where Sarah was already waiting, as she arrived the day before with Erin and Jen.  We were happy to see…

The Mayans – Tonina Chapter

There are dozens of Mayan archaeological sites in Chiapas, some are still undiscovered and some have just been recently opened to the public (and tourists do not visit them much). One of these hidden gems is the Mayan city of Tonina, about 13 Km east of the town of Ocosingo. The site includes several temple-pyramids…

The Tower Of Belem

While we were separated from Elly and Dan for the day, we decided we needed to explore Belem, on of the “Freguesias” (civil parish) of Lisbon. Originally we wanted to take the historical tram to get there, but the insane quantity of tourists and the long wait between trams forced us to take the normal bus to…

The Bridge Of Mostar

Our journey through Bosnia continues with the town of Mostar. It is the most important city in the Herzegovina region and its cultural capital. We took a 2 hr bus to get there from Sarajevo, the scenery on the way there was amazing. It makes you wonder why such few people visit Bosnia. Situated on…

Sarah & Jevo

After a day full of war history, we decided to visit the city of Sarajevo as it stands today. In 2010, Lonely Planet’s “Best In Travel” nominated Sarajevo as one of the top ten cities to visit that year, and so far it has been absolutely amazing. After walking a little bit in the main plaza, we headed straight to…